Product Manager, Content Systems 2U, Inc.
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED What We're Looking For:
An essential part of every 2U program is fantastic content that we deliver to students. Behind this content product effort are a number of systems for creating, managing, and publishing this content. The Product Manager will serve as a senior product expert who will leverage his/her understanding of content production processes and systems, to find, deploy, refine and manage the systems used to produce our course content.
This individual will work closely with the content team to understand their needs, and will translate those needs into product requirements.
Key Job Responsibilities
Consolidate input from the business stakeholders in the content and tech teams, and work with these groups to provide products that result in superior content production outcomes, both qualitatively and quantitatively.
Advise the content team on process improvements that can be supported by products or product improvements.
Take ownership and manage all of the content production systems, and manage their ongoing development.
Create and communicate vision for content products product across the team and the organization.
Work alongside the engineering team to set development priorities, define and implement a product roadmap through initial launch and subsequent releases.
Other Attributes That Will Help You in This Role
Candidates who possess both higher education/higher education technology and product management backgrounds are highly encouraged to apply.
Experience with higher education technology products strongly preferred.
Understanding of the various systems in use in Higher Education (particular LMS).
Understanding of Content Management systems, including workflow, versioning and publishing.
Superior understanding of online media formats, strengths, limitations.
Ability to command respect from a highly skilled engineering team.
Strong sense of ownership.
Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal).
Bachelor?s degree required.
Ability to work in a dynamic and flexible environment.
Founded in 2008 by a unique team of education veterans with unparalleled experience, 2U, Inc., formerly known as 2tor, Inc., partners with preeminent institutions of higher education to deliver rigorous, selective degree programs online to students globally.
2U supplies universities with the tools, expertise, capital, and global recruiting needed to build and support programs of quality and scale.
Technology: 2U develops state-of-the-art technology platforms that give universities the ability to deliver traditional offline curricula in a unique online learning environment.
Instructional Design: Our instructional designers work closely with faculty to translate classroom courses into a compelling combination of synchronous and asynchronous online and real-world experiences, using the best educational and social technologies available. We work side-by-side with professors to evolve those courses. We make improvements as usage and learning patterns emerge and new technologies become available.
Infrastructure: 2U provides the support infrastructure and the logistical components of our partners? online programs. This includes comprehensive student support services from enrollment through graduation and beyond, as well as practical learning experiences in communities around the world.
Resources: 2U makes an upfront investment of over $10 million in each of our partner programs. By supplying capital and global marketing capabilities, we enable universities to give high-performing students around the world a transformational educational experience.
Since our founding, 2U has partnered with some of the most prestigious research universities to deliver groundbreaking online degree programs. You can read about our partners here (www.2U.com/partners).
And if you?re ready to help our team (www.2U.com/team) build the next great movement in higher education, consider joining us (www.2U.com/careers).
Why It?s Great to Join Our Team
There are plenty of reasons, but here are a few:
Benefits ? at 2U we offer a great benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability and 401k. We also offer paid time off and company holidays. That?s not all! Admissions Counselors receive a 100% paid tuition benefit for themselves, their spouse and their legal dependants.
Our Culture ? We are a highly energetic, innovative start-up company with room to grow. We don?t take ourselves too seriously, and strive to maintain a casual, professional and highly productive work environment for our team. 2U employees enjoy many perks, including the ability to wear jeans to work every day.
Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time-to-time, as needed.
2U is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against applicants or employees and ensures equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of their race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship, military or veterans' status, or any other classifications protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. 2U?s equal opportunity policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, job benefits, pay, and dismissal.
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